Residents of SDF-controlled northeastern Syria say the US military presence there brings a sense of relative stability, one that any withdrawal—as Washington was recently reported to be considering—would shatter.
One year after the February 6 earthquake, tens of thousands of Syrian survivors are still homeless, without enough support to repair and rebuild their homes. Aid workers stress the importance of early recovery to facilitate returns and provide livelihoods.
‘The real response’: Earthquake highlights role of Syrian-led relief organizations amid UN paralysis
The slow international response to the crisis in northwestern Syria after the February 6 earthquake highlights the central role of aid workers in both Turkey and Syria, whose staff raced to respond while being themselves impacted.
Blackmail, threats, bullying, harassment: Women working in the public sphere targeted in northern Syria
Women working in the public sphere in northwestern Syria face blackmail, threats and harassment, leading some to limit or abandon their activities as a result.